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National Herald case: ED examines Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge
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National Herald case: ED examines Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge

The statement of the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha will be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act as the agency wants to understand some issues in the investigation

Everyone should comply with Karnataka HC's order on loudspeaker usage, says senior Congress leader
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Everyone should comply with Karnataka HC's order on loudspeaker usage, says senior Congress leader

Mallikarjun Kharge said that the Central and the state governments should 'keep things under control' and 'take everyone along'

PM Modi and Mallikarjun Kharge exchange laughter on farewell of 72 RS MPs
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PM Modi and Mallikarjun Kharge exchange laughter on farewell of 72 RS MPs

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday bid farewell to 72 members retiring from March to July

CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President
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CWC meet: Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress interim president; leaders voice Rahul's name for President

Sonia Gandhi listened to all leaders at the CWC meet and said she is willing to make the required changes to strengthen the party, sources said

All-party meet convened by government; Opposition parties demand discussion on Pegasus row, price rise
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All-party meet convened by government; Opposition parties demand discussion on Pegasus row, price rise

Opposition leaders also raised the issue of extended jurisdiction of the BSF in some states and TMC leaders are learnt to have raised the issue of MSP and disinvestment of profitable PSUs

Mallikarjun  Kharge takes dig at BJP over Chinese incursions, calls it 'Beijing Janata Party'
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Mallikarjun Kharge takes dig at BJP over Chinese incursions, calls it 'Beijing Janata Party'

The Congress has been criticising the government over Chinese incursions in Ladakh and Uttarakhand and now in Arunachal Pradesh.

127th Constitution Amendment Bill: What it is, why it is needed and why the Opposition supports it
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127th Constitution Amendment Bill: What it is, why it is needed and why the Opposition supports it

The amendment is necessary to restore powers of the state governments to maintain a state list of OBCs which was taken away by a Supreme Court interpretation in May this year

Parliament's Monsoon Session: From Centre's bills to Oppn's talking points and COVID-19 looming large, here's what to expect
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Parliament's Monsoon Session: From Centre's bills to Oppn's talking points and COVID-19 looming large, here's what to expect

The Opposition on its part wants to corner the government by raising issues like alleged shortcomings in the healthcare system during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and the distribution of COVID vaccines to states

Sonia Gandhi reconstitutes Congress' parliamentary groups ahead of Monsoon Session
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Sonia Gandhi reconstitutes Congress' parliamentary groups ahead of Monsoon Session

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will be the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, while Mallikarjun Kharge will be lead the party in the Upper House

Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over bill raising FDI in insurance; Opposition demands review by standing committee
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Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over bill raising FDI in insurance; Opposition demands review by standing committee

BJP leader Bhupender Yadav, however, said that the bill has already been examined by a standing committee, the Law Commission and the Narasimhan Commission

Sitharaman accuses Oppn of creating 'false narrative' in Rajya Sabha; Lok Sabha passes arbitration amendment bill
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Sitharaman accuses Oppn of creating 'false narrative' in Rajya Sabha; Lok Sabha passes arbitration amendment bill

The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 8 March with Chairman Venkaiah Naidu saying that the Upper House clocked 99 percent productivity during the two-week-long sitting of the two-phased Budget session

'Time to choose a side,' says Rahul Gandhi as Congress accuses Centre of trying to divide and intimidate farmers
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'Time to choose a side,' says Rahul Gandhi as Congress accuses Centre of trying to divide and intimidate farmers

Congress leader P Chidambaram claimed there is a widespread belief that the incident at the Red Fort were instigated by sections close to the BJP and that any government with even rusty intelligence machinery should have known that something like this will happen

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress fields Mallikarjun Kharge from Karnataka; ex-Union minister lost 2019 election from Gulbarga
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Rajya Sabha polls: Congress fields Mallikarjun Kharge from Karnataka; ex-Union minister lost 2019 election from Gulbarga

Mallikarjun Kharge, a former leader of the Congress party in Lok Sabha, had lost the 2019 general election from his Gulbarga parliamentary seat.

‘Won’t block NPR’: Uddhav Thackeray says will ‘personally check columns’ in forms of population exercise before implementation in Maharashtra
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‘Won’t block NPR’: Uddhav Thackeray says will ‘personally check columns’ in forms of population exercise before implementation in Maharashtra

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said he won't block the National Population Register (NPR) in the state. Thackeray assured that he will 'personally check the columns' in the NPR, adding there shouldn't be any problem with the exercise in Maharashtra.

Bhima Koregaon case won't be transferred to Centre, says Uddhav Thackeray after Sharad Pawar criticises handover of Elgaar Parishad probe to NIA
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Bhima Koregaon case won't be transferred to Centre, says Uddhav Thackeray after Sharad Pawar criticises handover of Elgaar Parishad probe to NIA

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday clarified that the investigation related to the Bhima Koregaon case has not yet been handed over to the Centre and assured that it will not be transferred to the Centre.

SC judgment on reservations in govt jobs: Congress calls on Centre to file review plea, LJP says disagree with ruling
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SC judgment on reservations in govt jobs: Congress calls on Centre to file review plea, LJP says disagree with ruling

Political parties including the CPM,LJP and Congress on Sunday expressed disagreement with the 7 February Supreme Court verdict which held that reservations in government jobs and promotions were not a fundamental right.

Rahul Gandhi meets Maharashtra Congress ministers in Delhi; Mallikarjun Kharge, KC Venugopal also attend meeting
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Rahul Gandhi meets Maharashtra Congress ministers in Delhi; Mallikarjun Kharge, KC Venugopal also attend meeting

A meeting between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and party ministers in Maharashtra government was held at the New Delhi residence of Congress leader on Tuesday.

After Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao resigns as Karnataka Congress chief, cites poor show in Assembly bypolls
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After Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao resigns as Karnataka Congress chief, cites poor show in Assembly bypolls

The Congress, which held 12 of the 15 Assembly seats in Karnataka where byelections were held on December five, won only two, in a huge set-back to the Opposition party

Karnataka Assembly bypolls: Siddaramaiah resigns as legislative party leader after Congress goes down to defeat
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Karnataka Assembly bypolls: Siddaramaiah resigns as legislative party leader after Congress goes down to defeat

Even as the counting of votes for the by-elections in Karnataka is underway, senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday announced his resignation as the Congress legislative party leader.